Sonatel (Société Nationale des Télécommunications du Senegal) is the principal telecommunications provider of Senegal. The company is active in fixed line telephony, mobile telephony, internet service, television and corporate telecommunications. The company is involved in the construction of fiber optics networks in Africa and manages 2,200 kilometers of fiber cable in Senegal.
The headquarters of the company are located in Dakar, the capital of Senegal. Orange S.A. owns a 42.33% controlling stake in Sonatel, which is listed on the Bourse Régionale des Valeurs Mobilières (BRVM).
The company is the second mobile phone service provider in Bamako, Mali, and has 500,000 mobile phone customers in that country.